Shift workers "More likely to develop health conditions" says study
Posted on 24/02/2016
Those who work night shifts have a higher risk of developing mental and physical health risks, new research has revealed. A recent report showed there was a link between these working patterns and conditions such as obesity, diabetes and back pain.
UK firms facing skills death
Posted on 22/02/2016
Businesses across the country are facing severe staffing shortages due to the recovery in the British economy, it has emerged. A report from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) showed that the number of positions left vacant because employers cannot find people with the skills or knowledge to fill them has risen by 130 per cent since 2011.
Firms feeling the pinch of workplace pensions
Posted on 19/02/2016
Employers are feeling the strain of workplace pension schemes, according to new findings. A report published by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) found that seven out of ten employers told EO researchers that the rise in pension take up has put them under financial strain.
Digital workers in UK ‘among the cheapest in Europe’
Posted on 18/02/2016
UK digital professionals are among the cheapest and therefore the most headhunted in Europe, new research has suggested. Research published by professional services firm Willis Towers Watson revealed that digital professionals working in IT the average employer’s annual base salary cost per employee is £52,000.